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As part of the business planning process, you may decide to create a prototype of your proposed product. A prototype is “an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process” [1] Potential investors or business partners are often very interested in seeing any product prototypes.


Reading: Prototyping for a new business startup

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What role does prototyping play when planning a business? These articles both focus on product prototyping, but how might you prototype a service? Share your thoughts with your fellow/sister learners – for example:

  • Prototyping is important because …
  • A service business could prototype by …

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  1. Wikipedia: Prototype